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PNS Daily Newscast - April 8, 2020 


COVID-19 prompts a car insurance break for some drivers. Also, a push for postal banking, and for grocery workers to be treated as first responders.

2020Talks - April 8, 2020 


Wisconsin held its primary yesterday in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic. But a shortage of poll workers led to just five polling stations in Milwaukee instead of the usual 180.

Public News Service - TN: Environment

Google has gone to sea. The just-released version of the powerful Internet search engine, Google 5.0, offers a feature allowing users to see underwater topography and track the effects nature and human activity have on Earth's oceans. This addition to Google Earth (http://earth.google.com/ lets use

Nashville, TN – It has been a whirlwind first week for President Obama and for national environmental policy. Mr. Obama has issued executive orders changing eight years of many Bush Administration policies. On Monday, he ordered a review of Environmental Protection Agency rules allowing states

Nashville, TN – Thousands of Tennessee children will spend their time this winter inside playing video games or watching outdoor events on television, when they could be enjoying the outdoors themselves. Michael Butler with the Tennessee Wildlife Federation says this state has more opportuniti

Nashville - Tennessee has plenty of rivers and lots of clean fresh water, but a new study from the National Wildlife Federation shines a light on how water supplies are becoming uncertain. Nine southeastern states are examined in the study, which calculates how population growth, development and cli

Knoxville, TN – It's a long walk from San Francisco, California to Washington, D.C. - more than 4,000 miles. An international group of walkers, from Native Americans to Japanese and Polish citizens, and even Buddhist monks, have reached the halfway point in their journey, here in Tennessee. T

Murfreesboro, TN – Grow local - that's the Earth Day message in Tennessee. For students at Middle Tennessee State University, that means joining with environmental groups to demonstrate everything from growing organic foods to creating your own fuel. Diane Pershbacher, with the Middle Tenne

Charleston, TN – Tennessee is in the "Final Four" – for mercury pollution, and Congress may decide to play referee. A bill introduced this week in the U.S. House of Representatives would require chlorine companies to phase out their use of mercury. A Charleston chlorine plant is one of

Dickson County, TN – Leaky trash is landing in court in Tennessee. A lawsuit has been filed to try to make Dickson County and the City of Dickson get a handle on a toxic industrial chemical seeping from the Dickson landfill. Trichloroethylene, called TCE, has been found in groundwater, wells

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